Northwest Arkansas dropped the rubber game as Frisco plated three in the first and led wire to wire. Brooks allowed five runs and eight hits over five innings. Fields finished a triple shy of the cycle, with three RBIs. He hit his league-leading 21st home run in the sixth. Brian Fletcher added two hits and two runs.
Wilmington Blue Rocks (6-4 second half, 39-41 overall)
Wilmington 7, Frederick 5 (11 innings)
WP: Andrew Triggs (3-2)
HR: Jared Schlehuber (5), Lane Adams (6)
Tyler Chism singled home Ethan Chapman in the 11th, then scored an insurance run as Wilmington won the opener at Frederick. Schlehuber hit a two-run homer in the first and finished with three hits and three RBIs. Adams posted three hits, including a solo homer, his fourth roundtripper in seven games. Kyle Smith allowed three runs (two earned) over 5 2/3 innings. Triggs tossed two scoreless innings for the win.
Lexington Legends (6-5 second half, 39-40 overall)
Greenville at Lexington -- postponed due to rain
Lexington's opener vs. Greenville was postponed due to rain. A doubleheader is scheduled for tonight, with Game 1 starting at 5 p.m.
Idaho Falls Chukars (3-9)
Ogden 2, Idaho Falls 1
LP: Josiel Martinez (1-1)
Idaho Falls lost a duel against Ogden, with each starter yielding just one run over six innings. Luke Farrell fanned seven and scattered three hits without a walk over his six stanzas. Cory Stubbs tripled to open the second and scored on a Frank Schwindel single.
Burlington Royals (5-7)
Greeneville 7, Burlington 0 (Game 1 -- seven innings)
LP: Luis Santos (0-1)
Greeneville 8, Burlington 1 (Game 2 -- seven innings)
LP: Andres Machado (0-2)
Burlington has dropped seven straight after opening the year with five wins. Santos (four hits on five run in six innings) lost Game 1. Greeneville opened an 8-1 lead in Game 2 with six runs in the fourth. Sam Bates was a combined 3-for-6, boosting his season average to .308 (8-for-26).
Surprise Royals (5-5)
Surprise 5, Arizona Brewers 2
WP: Harol Rosario (1-0)
SV: Tripp Davis (2)
Surprise completed a home-and-home sweep. Jorge Bonifacio had the best game of his rehab assignment, going 3-for-5 with two doubles and three RBIs. Samir Duenez added three hits and three runs while Jecksson Flores had two hits, two RBIs and two runs.